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Megarhiza

Demospongea - Monalithistida - Megarhizidae

Taxonomy
Megarhiza was named by Schrammen (1901) [Sepkoski's age data: K Ceno K Camp-l Sepkoski's reference number: 1066]. It is not extant. Its type is Megarhiza dubia.

It was assigned to Lithistida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Megarhizidae by Finks et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1901Megarhiza Schrammen
2002Megarhiza Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Megarhiza Finks et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
RankNameAuthor
orderMonalithistidaLagneau-Hérenger 1955
suborderMegarhizomorinaSchrammen 1924
familyMegarhizidaeSchrammen 1901
genusMegarhizaSchrammen 1901

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available